First-time parents and grandparents are so excited about the arrival of “our”baby that we forget some basics. Read on for 5 essential tips for encouraging great infant care. Caring for a newly born, particularly your first child is one of
Perfection is not Possible-Focus on the Learning Experience Raising Responsible Children may seem overwhelming to you, especially if you don’t know the way. Many times just a suggestion from another parent gives you ideas for your own family situation. The time and effort spent to help your child have positive learning experiences in your home will be an investment in the future. Believe me, it’s worth it!
If you truly care about the accidental messages you are sharing with your kids about body image, you will begin today to practice new ways to communicate self-worth. You may really need to be much more mindful of your language when anger, frustration or old patterns trigger old responses. Be sure to claim your free ebook on Using Encouraging Words at http://www.AskAuntieArtichoke.com You will be glad you did.
This is a handout I recently shared with the Montana State Child Care Association. The topic of the workshop was on Character & Heart Values. What Makes “A Good Person?” ©Judy Helm Wright www.judyhwright.com Caring, Cooperation, Courage, Courtesy, Communicate,
The Left Out Child: The Importance of Friendship answers these and other questions:
What can parents do to guide the social development of their young children?
Why is it important to be included?
Is it harder to make friends now than it used to be?
How important is it to help your child be more likeable?
What do I do if the teacher or coach doesn’t like my child?
How do I comfort my child when they are picked last or not at all?
How do I help my child overcome shyness and build confidence?
Is there a gender difference in friendships?
What about bullies, should parents intervene?
Ages and stages of friendship
Social skills are simple, but not easy
Ten ways to help your child make friends
15 ways to help kids like themselves
Tough boys and Mean girls have always been around. Bullying is a catch-all phrase for an imbalance of power or strength that is either real or perceived. There is a potential for the greater power to intentionally threaten or harm the weaker one. This power struggles usually takes place over a sustained period of time and has the potential to escalate into violence. Bullying can harm indivduals, families, schools and communties. For more information please see http://www.cyberbullyinghelp.com
Sex offender in Stevensville, Montana inpregnates an 11 year old girl who was under his care. How did this happen? We need community involvement to protect and safe guard the most vulnerable. Please contact your local law enforcement to see what you can do in your community. You will be glad you did.